Archived posting to the Leica Users Group, 2005/03/25

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Subject: [Leica] B. D. PAW
From: bdcolen at (B. D. Colen)
Date: Fri Mar 25 09:50:23 2005

I think we did - go over it a while back. And it is indeed a
"photomontage," a term that slipped my slippery mind. Indeed, such works
can be fabulous.

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On Mar 25, 2005, at 8:09 AM, B. D. Colen wrote:

> No - Not at all. But I think a "photograph" is a single image captured

> by a camera. You are using photographic images to create a different 
> kind of art. That's all.
> The bottom line, Philippe, is that we disagree, and will always
> disagree
> on this. You have decided to do a project combining individual
> photographs; I wish you good luck with the project, but I don't 
> consider
> the end product of what you are producing to be "photography." But I
> know that there are many who disagree with me. :-)

Didn't this used to be called a 'Photomontage'? Nothing wrong it, some
beautiful work has been done with this technique, but I have to agree 
B.D. that it's no longer a photograph.

Didn't we go over this a few weeks ago?


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